LPN Programs in Arizona

The first step to become an LPN in Arizona is to successfully complete an Arizona State Board of Nursing approved LPN program. Applicants for practical nurse licensure by examination are required by the Board of Nursing to hold either a diploma or certificate from an approved program as well as be a resident of Arizona. Applicants will also need to successfully pass the NCLEX-PN exam as part of the licensing requirements for LPNs in Arizona.* The LPN programs approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing are listed below along with their contact information and address. You will also find links to related educational programs.

LPN students will study anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology and patient care techniques and concepts. There is also a clinical or hands on component that is most often completed in a hospital or similar clinical setting. LPN programs generally take 1 year to complete. Learn more by contacting a school blow.

Will spending a year in an LPN program payoff? According to the Arizona Workforce Informer, LPNs in Arizona make a median annual salary of $42,100 or a median hourly salary of $20.24. Salaries will vary significantly based on experience, location, facility and other factors. The Arizona Workforce Informer also reported LPN job growth at 19% through 2016, which means opportunity for those with LPN training.

In a hurry to get trained and start working in the rapidly growing field of health care? Learn about Medical Assistant programs in Arizona, which take about 9 months to complete. Recent employment data shows that medical assisting is the fastest growing health care career in Arizona.
*(Source: Arizona State Board of Nursing)

East Valley Institute of Technology
1601 W. Main
Mesa, Arizona 85201
PH: 480-461-4054

Estrella Mountain Community College/
SouthWest Skill Center
3000 N. Dysart Rd
Avondale AZ 85023
PH: 623-535-2700
GateWay Community College
Fast Track PN Program
108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
PH: 602-286-8531
Maricopa Skill Center
1245 E. Buckeye Road
Phoenix, AZ 85034-4101
PH: 602-238-4367
Pima Community College – CTD
Health Occupations Programs
5901 South Calle Santa Cruz
Tucson, AZ 85709-6370
PH: 520-206-5140

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